Definition of hard luck or lines in English:
British informal Used to express sympathy or commiserations: ironic if you don’t like it then hard luck
More example sentences
- So Baz, hard luck, maybe better luck next time, but I did say you were backing the wrong team.
- ‘It is hard luck on those who have not made it but competition for places is very strong and it is a healthy situation to be in,’ said Byas.
- If the weather should be bad, as it often is, then hard luck; that was your compulsory day off and you can't have it on another day instead.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan